12/14/2012

Thirlwell in FM Einheit/Andreas Ammer radio opera

JG Thirlwell has contributed vocals to the new radio opera Neuschwabenland-Symphonie, which was conceived and composed by the award-winning Andreas Ammer and FM Einheit. The opera is a symphony regarding UFOs discovered in the Antarctic, and among its movements explores the conspiracy that aliens helped the Nazis develop technology in World War Two, and had a civilization under the ice, among other things. JG Thirlwell plays the character of Admiral Byrd in the opera. It will be broadcast on WDR3 on Dec 17 2012 at 11.05 pm CET, and on einsLIVE on Dec 18 2012 at 11.00 pm CET.




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  • JG Thirlwell is a composer, producer, recording artist and performer based in Brooklyn NY. With a extensive body of work that spans more than 25 years, Thirlwell has performed under such aliases as Foetus (all incarnations), Steroid Maximus, Manorexia, Xordox, Baby Zizanie, Wiseblood, DJ OTEFSU, Garage Monsters, Flesh Volcano, Immaculate Consumptive, Clint Ruin and more. In addition, Thirlwell has produced, mixed and/or performed on vast quantities of recordings including many of the releases on Lydia Lunch's Widowspeak label and artists as diverse as The The, Pantera, Nine Inch Nails, White Zombie, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Coil, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Arto Lindsay, Marc Almond, Swans and countless others. Today, Thirlwell continues to release new records and currently serves as the soundtrack composer for The Venture Brothers on Cartoon Network and Archer on FX.
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